Islanders drop regular season finale

Published on March 18, 2017

Acadie-Bathurst Titan forward Dawson Theede, right, blocks a shot Saturday during the first period action against the Charlottetown Islanders.

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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The Charlottetown Islanders lost their final game of the regular season 5-2 to the Acadie-Bathurst Titan.

The game meant nothing in the standings for the Islanders, who had already clinched fourth place, while the Titan clinched sixth place in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the win.

Charlottetown finishes the season 46-18-4-0 while Acadie-Bathurst is 39-23-4-2.

The Islanders squandered a lot of chances early and went 1-for-6 on the power play on the day.

Christophe Boivin had a goal and an assist to lead the Titan while Dawson Theede, Rodrigo Abols, Aaron Brisebois and Antoine Morand also scored.

Kameron Kielly and Francois Beauchemin each scored while Carl Neill had two assists for the Islanders. The three overage players were recognized before their last regular season game. Daniel Sprong and Alex Dostie each had an assist.

Reilly Pickard stopped 33 shots for the win while Matthew Welsh allowed five goals on 35 shots.

The Titan held period leads of 2-1 and 4-1.

Charlottetown will start the playoffs on home ice Friday against the Baie-Comeau Drakkar (26-32-6-4).

Playoff schedule

A look at the playoff schedule for the Charlottetown Islanders/Baie-Comeau Drakkar. All times are Atlantic.

Game 1

Friday

7 p.m. – Baie-Comeau at Charlottetown.

Game 2

Saturday

7 p.m. – Baie-Comeau at Charlottetown.

Game 3

Tuesday, March 28

8:30 p.m. – Charlottetown at Baie-Comeau.

Game 4

Wednesday, March 29

8:30 p.m. – Charlottetown at Baie-Comeau.

Game 5 (if necessary)

Friday, March 31

8:30 p.m. – Charlottetown at Baie-Comeau.

Game 6  (if necessary)

Monday, April 3

7 p.m. – Baie-Comeau at Charlottetown.

Game 7 (if necessary)

Tuesday, April 4

7 p.m. – Baie-Comeau at Charlottetown.

Charlottetown Islanders centre Filip Chlapik, second from right, tries to tap in a rebound in front of Acadie-Bathurst Titan goalie Reilly Pickard.

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